Mari Winsor, celebrity fitness trainer who worked with , dies at 70 ...

Mari Winsor, celebrity fitness trainer who worked with , dies at 70 following seven-year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease Trainer had also worked with stars such as Samuel L. Jackson and Sharon Stone She had been battling debilitating disease for seven years  She's credited for bringing Pilates to the mainstream with her platform 

By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com

Published: 05:38 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 05:38 BST, 1 May 2020

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Celebrity trainer Mari Winsor, who worked with stars such as , Madonna and Sharon Stone, died at the age of 70 on Tuesday following a seven-year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.

The Pilates expert died at her Sherman Oaks, California home with family and friends nearby Tuesday, ending a battle with ALS (progressive neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) that she'd fought bravely since 2013, her rep Alison Graham told the AP.

Winsor left her mark  in show business in many ways, having been a dancer in the Michael Jackson video Smooth Criminal and his Moonwalker film; and in the Patrick Swayze film Roadhouse.

The latest: Celebrity trainer Mari Winsor, who worked with stars such as Miley Cyrus, Madonna and Sharon Stone, died at the age of 70 on Tuesday following a seven-year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease

The latest: Celebrity trainer Mari Winsor, who worked with stars such as , Madonna and Sharon Stone, died at the age of 70 on Tuesday following a seven-year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease

Other celebrities she had worked with included Drew Barrymore, Steven Spielberg, Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Berkley and Melanie Griffith.

The affable fitness expert had marked her

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